× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Mideast / United States Arms Sales / Jerusalem Bombing #497448

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) President Carter's decision to sell F-5E fighter planes to Egypt noted. Recent discussions between Carter and President Sadat at Camp David, with regard to such sale, mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Defense Department film shown. In addition to F-5E's to Egypt, administration plans to sell F-15's to Saudi Arabia and F-15's and F-16's to Israel reported [Secretary State VANCE - denies that this signals shift in United States policy.] Expected debate in Congress with regard to proposed sales cited.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) Report on Israeli reaction to United States decision. Live interview with Israel correspondent shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli reactions listed; Prime Min. Begin's earlier statement with regard to United States arms sales to any Arab country cited. Israeli concerns over United States pressure on issues of settlements and withdrawal from occupied lands noted.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Begin's refusal to comment reported, along with statement given in Los Angeles by Israeli foreign minister Dayan. Film shown. [DAYAN - thinks United States action in supplying arms to Egypt premature at present and that it will have bad effect on Israel's security. States views with regard to such action under Mideast peace treaty.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Apparently limited success achieved by Sadat at Camp David talks mentioned. Cairo reporter is asked about Egyptian reaction.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cairo, Egypt) Psychological impact of Carter decision on Sadat and his position described.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Possibility of less congress debate with proposal to send F-5E's to Egypt than if it were F-15's stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Egypt) Is noted that F-5E's won't really alter balance of power in area and is mostly psychological event, but also beginning in arms sales relations between United States and Egypt.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Arms sales as outcome of Sadat's trip noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Bombing of bus in Jerusalem reported Film shown. Israeli authorities' announcement of breakup of number of subversive groups in west bank just before bombing, and later claim of responsibility for bombing by Palestinian group, stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Brinkley, David;
Brown, Hilary;
Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford
Duration:
00:05:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.